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Asimina tetramera (Four-petal pawpaw)
Cressler, Alan

Asimina tetramera

Asimina tetramera Small

Four-petal Pawpaw

Annonaceae (Custard-apple Family)

Synonym(s): Pityothamnus tetramerus

USDA Symbol: ASTE11

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: To about 10 feet in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: May flower year-round if disturbed.



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q1T7
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (FL)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

Web Reference

Webref 57 - Atlas of Florida Plants (2020) Institute for Systematic Botany
Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asimina tetramera in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asimina tetramera in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asimina tetramera


Record Modified: 2022-11-02
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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